Steve is a commercially experienced senior Executive with a track record spanning over 25 years in fast moving Services entities, predominantly in IT and also Retail, He has operated at senior Management roles including CEO, CFO, and Finance Director in AIM listed and private corporates, and also International divisions of US organisations.
His experience includes:
Strong operational controls and process enhancement , leading to demonstrable business and profit improvement; Bank Financing through ID facilities ( most recently negotiated £20m new facility), both in UK and internationally (Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore), and Term Debt funding (£1.75m to support delisting of a Public company); Financial Planning , Budgeting and ongoing performance management ; Leadership, people management, development and mentoring; Acquisition negotiation, structuring, and equity funding, deal completion and integration.; Working with Senior Management team to secure a cash Exit.; Relationship building both internally with Founder Management, and externally with Banks, Lawyers, and Investors.
Turnaround and restructuring, and divestment of non core business activities.
He is a Chartered Accountant, qualifying with the London office of Ernst & Young.